a chronic disease of the liver marked by the breakdown of the liver cells and scarring.

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    a plant parasite of the skin

    a substance, which can evoke action in a muscle, nerve, gland or other excitable tissue

    a highly cancerous tumour of undifferentiated small cells.

    the rate at which a sediment is deposited from a solution.

    a protein synthesised in the kidney which stimulates the formation of red blood cells in the bone marrow.

    a malignant tumour of the retinal cells.

    used to protect against dental caries, applied as a 2% solution on the teeth

    a term used for erosion of the skin.

    a substance added to food products to prevent chemical change or bacterial action.

    the doubling during development of a part,  an entire organ or a major region of the body .

    a syndrome of distorted space, time and body image. The patient with this syndrome has a feeling that their entire body, or parts of it have been altered in shape and size. The syndrome is usually associated with visual hallucinations. The disorder has been closely linked to migraine headaches

    abbreviation for electrocardiogram

    inflammation of the urethra.

    a disease caused by the deficiency of vitamin C, characterized by swollen, bleeding gums and the opening of previously healed wounds